Erasure, Seasick Steve, and more for CarFest 2014

tickets will go on sale next week

By Scott Williams | Published: Thu 7th Nov 2013

Carfest North 2014 - Erasure (1)
Photo credit: Karen Williams

Carfest North 2014

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd August 2014
Oulton Park Race Circuit, Little Budworth, Cheshire, CW6 9BW, England MAP
£135 with camping, child £33 - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 5,000

Erasure, and Seasick Steve are the first headliners announced for CarFest, taking place fro Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd August at Oulton Park Race Circuit, in Cheshire, with a sister event happening on Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th August at Laverstoke Park Farm, in Hampshire.

Carfest was conceived by Chris Evans as his dream of the perfect family festival; a unique event which combines classic cars, live music and food whilst also raising money for BBC Children in Need. 

The festivals will feature a line-up that also includes Bellowhead (South), and The Lancashire Hotpots (North), with many more still to be announce.

Other attractions include aerial displays from The Blades and The RAF Hot Air Balloon, a massive 105,000 cubic feet balloon made in the UK, will take to the skies (weather permitting). Some of the best cars in the world will be on display and on the sprint courses, from the Bugatti Veyron to historic Formula 1 cars and more and maybe even taking one away at the Silverstone Auction. 50 pie makers and 50 cake makers will go head to head, and dancing JCB Diggers, Segway Racers and Red Barrows, plus learning how to make ice cream, bake bread and churn butter.

Tickets for CarFest South will be on sale from 7am on Wednesday 13th November and will be sold in 4 equal batches at the following times: 7AM, 7.15AM, 7.30AM, 7.45AM. eFestivals will have links to buy tickets then.

A weekend ticket with camping is priced at £135 or £110 without camping tickets, with children age 6 to 14 years weekend with camping tickets priced at £33, and children aged 5 and under are free and DO NOT require a ticket. Other ticket options are also available.

A minimum of 1/3 of the price of each ticket will benefit BBC Children in Need, registered charity number 802052 (England and Wales) and SC039557 (Scotland).

Some of the best cars in the world will be on display and other attractions for festival goers include aerial displays, and a whole host of kids shows from famous authors, theatre shows, and more. 

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